Online Games Lag Hugely

  Ares 17:00 01 May 2006

Recently, about three week ago, my online games were fine and i experienced every little lag with our 512bkps connection, now all my online games lag hugely every 10 seconds or so, even browser games ei. Runescape etc. The internet works fine, download speed is usual and internet messaging programs work fine, its just the games.

I have no firewall on my pc, or none that is blocking anything, i have windows xp sp1, and i tried reinstalling windows, but made no difference, only thing i can think of is that someone might have changed something on ther network to prevent me playing online games, can anyone help me?

  Ares 17:33 01 May 2006

Just noticed that Steam ( doesn't update either.

  Ares 14:04 27 Jun 2006

No replies, this has been going on for around three months now, can anyone help me

  wolfie3000 15:18 27 Jun 2006

Well ironicly having no firewall might be the problem as people could potentially hacking into your pc while your playing online my suggestion is get ZONEALARM quick.

click here

And get SP2 as well as all the updates.

Might be advisable to do a virus scan while your at it.

  Ares 23:00 27 Jun 2006

I'm not sure thats the case, I mean its everytime I play ANY online game, for example:

-Counterstrike 1.6
-Diablo II LOD
-Conquer Online

Thanks for your suggestiont though

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